Shropshire

Charles Green_Spokesperson for CPRE Shropshire
13 Dec 2017
  PEOPLE OF SHROPSHIRE URGED TO STAND UP AGAINST HOUSING PROPOSALS “15 minutes could make all the difference” The Shropshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is urging residents of the county to find just 15 minutes at this busy time of year, to respond to Shropshire Council’s consultation on its housing proposals.  The consultation period closes on December 22nd 2017. The...
11 Dec 2017
An awards ceremony celebrating businesses in Shropshire which cater for children and young people has revealed its finalists for 2018. The Businesses for Children Awards, now in its fifth year, shines a light on the hard work undertaken by those working across the county to support children and young people. There are 12 categories for awards, including new business, educational business for five...
05 Dec 2017
Hagley Car Club, organisers of events at Loton Park Speed Hill Climb, near Shrewsbury, held its annual awards presentation lunch at Telford Hotel & Golf Resort on Sunday. Club chairman Steve Layton welcomed members and guests and spoke of the changes facing motor sport over the next few years, including the advent of electric and hybrid cars. Lady Diana Leighton, of Loton Park, presented...
04 Dec 2017
A Shropshire construction company is helping young people build a better future by lending its support to a programme by the Prince’s Trust. Pave Aways, which has its headquarters at Knockin near Oswestry, is providing expert advice and equipment to the Team programme in Shrewsbury, which aims to help unemployed young people aged between 16 and 25 gain teamwork, communication and employability...
Ian Swindell of Lunts Pharmacies says Christmas falling on a Monday means there is even less time to sort medication
30 Nov 2017
Residents across Shropshire are being urged to try and reduce the number of emergency calls made to Shropdoc this Christmas by making sure they have ordered any prescriptions for medicine by the end of this week. Every year Shropdoc receives thousands of calls over the festive period from residents requiring medical assistance. But, Ian Swindell, pharmacist for Lunts Pharmacies which has premises...
30 Nov 2017
A local wine enthusiast is embarking on a radical career change as he launches the county’s first independent wine education company, Gary Carter, from Shrewsbury, is launching Shropshire Wine School, offering an exciting range of tastings and courses for those who are keen to learn more about wine. Used to travelling round Europe working in a €billion multinational business, this new venture...
Shropshire care home to open its final unit
29 Nov 2017
A purpose built Shrewsbury care home will welcome more residents early next year when it opens its fourth and final unit. Coverage Care will unlock the doors to the Grinshill Unit at Montgomery House in Sundorne Road to provide an alternative to hospital or to care for those who have recently been discharged from hospital. It has 10 ensuite bedrooms, and its own lounge and dining areas. Once the...
28 Nov 2017
THE New Year is often a chance for change – and there’s no time like the present for making a resolution to branch into a new home in Shrewsbury. Redrow has a collection of homes at Lime Tree Meadows ready to move into at the start of 2018. But buyers who set their hearts on planting new roots at the popular development will need to move quickly because with 70% of the development already snapped...
22 Nov 2017
A local playwright will be debuting a festive short play at the Arts Theatre in London’s West End this December. ‘Jesus, Mary & Jacob’s Crackers’ is a comedy written by Vicki Duckett that has been selected by Encompass Productions to be performed as part of their BARE ESSENTIALS showcase. This event is one of London's longest-running independent new writing nights which promotes emerging...
Matthew Hill Head of Development at Connexus Housing Group and Floreat Homes Peter Brown Group Chief Executive at Connexus Housing Group
22 Nov 2017
Work has begun in earnest at the former Radbrook College site, as Floreat Homes commence phase 1 of their plans to transform the seminal victorian building and create a vibrant community of 126 architect-designed new homes that will include 22 independent living units. The history of the college itself is woven into the history of Shrewsbury.  Starting life as the Shropshire Technical School for...
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